Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Everyone wanted the commission to paint this building dedicated to the patron saint of the plague-stricken, so Tintoretto cheated:...
Chiesa di San Rocco
Originally built by Bartolomeo Bon in 1489–1508, this church got a baroque facelift in 1765–71 with a grand portal flanked by Giovanni...
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Ai Do Draghi
‘Permesso!’ (Pardon!) is the chorus inside this historic bacaro (bar), where the crowd spills onto the sidewalk and tries not to spill...
Dire B&B breakfasts with packaged croissants are corrected at Tonolo, which serves flaky apfelstrudel (apple pastry), velvety bignè...
Lonely Planet review
Shocking but true: sometimes even Venetians need a break from the usual spritz , and crave a fortifying Guinness or minty mojito instead. Café Noir obliges at strictly fair prices – no drink costs over €6, service included, even when there's live music. This cosy wood-beamed, exposed-brick bar entices afternoon coffee drinkers to stick around for flatbreads, drinks and conversation until late.